Duxbury made it three straight MIAA Division 2 state girls hockey championships Sunday at the Garden, holding off Falmouth, 1-0, in the title game.
The Green Dragons (22-1-2) got a second period goal from Liz Collins and goalie Rachel Myette (21 saves) made it stand up. Last year Duxbury beat Falmouth, 3-1, and in 2011 the Green Dragons began their three-peat by defeating Fontbonne, 2-1. In the three years Duxbury has gone 65-4-3 overall.
Falmouth, which handed Duxbury its only loss of the regular season, got 30 saves from sophomore Madison Scavotto and finished the season 19-2-2. The shutout was the only time all season the Clippers were blanked. Falmouth had its chances late. The Clippers went on a power play with 3:26 to play, and after a timeout put two shots on Myette, but couldn’t score the equalizer. And with 44 seconds left Falmouth pulled Scavotto but despite pressure the Clippers were unable to tie the score and force an overtime period.
The title also keeps an impressive streak alive for Duxbury. This is 10th straight school year that a Duxbury team has won a state championship.
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